Travelling is a very important decision in opening the heart and mind to the world since there are lots of things to be seen and experienced out there. This can be simple where you just take a trip within your country, but you can also decide to have an even better outing by flying across the seas, over mountains and even land masses. Some of the benefits of travelling include:

Exploring the wonders of the world Through Travel

Saint Augustine was quoted saying,

The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.

There’s so much in the outside world that you have not yet seen, and you can easily enjoy such by sparing some time to tour the world. By travelling to Africa, you will find a number of wildlife animals in their natural habitat, other dress codes, people and a different way of life. Other wonders that you can explore include the beaches of Brazil and the pyramids of Egypt among others.

Travel and Relaxation

It is common for people to live very busy lives nowadays as they try to make ends meet, but this should not be an excuse for not taking a break. Every now and then, you can take a break from your daily schedule to spend some time away which you can do alone, with your family or even with friends. Spending time away from work will relax your mind for real, and you may find yourself performing even better on reporting back to your workplace.

Meeting people/ understanding various cultures Through Travel

Travelling is a good way of meeting new people, and you can learn a lot from their way of life to their cultures by spending some time with them. This way, you will also understand what certain people like or don’t like, and this will make it easier to relate with such people if you happen to meet them later probably in your line of work. You can even challenge yourself by trying to learn some foreign languages.

As Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe said,

Those who know nothing of foreign languages know nothing of their own.

As they usually say, life is short, and you should make most use of it. Top Travel Quotes

Remember that you may be very disappointed in your old age on noticing some important things you should have done, but didn’t simply because you lived a rather busy life. Take off some time, make some arrangements with family or friends and go tour the world.

Top Inspirational Travel Quotes

A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.

– Lao Tzu

A journey by Sea and Land, Five Hundred Miles, is not undertaken without money.

– Lewis Hallam

A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.

– John Steinbeck

A wise traveler never despises his own country.

– William Hazlitt

All the pathos and irony of leaving one’s youth behind is thus implicit in every joyous moment of travel: one knows that the first joy can never be recovered, and the wise traveler learns not to repeat successes but tries new places all the time.

– Paul Fussell

All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries, he may learn to improve his own. And if fortune carries him to worse, he may learn to enjoy it.

– Samuel Johnson

Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.

– Miriam Beard

For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.

– Robert Louis Stevenson

He travels the fastest who travels alone.

– Rudyard Kipling

I am not a great cook, I am not a great artist, but I love art, and I love food, so I am the perfect traveller.

– Michael Palin

I never make a trip to the United States without visiting a supermarket. To me they are more fascinating than any fashion salon.

– Wallis Simpson

I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.

– Robert Louis Stevenson

If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.

– James Michener

If you travel first class, you think first class and you are more likely to play first class.

– Ray Floyd

In America there are two classes of travel – first class, and with children.

– Robert Benchley

It is not fit that every man should travel; it makes a wise man better, and a fool worse.

– William Hazlitt

I’ve always enjoyed traveling and having experience with different cultures and different people. But it’s also a wonderful thing to be able to benefit and enable research, not only in our country but around the world.

– Laurel Clark

No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.

– Lin Yutang

One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more.

– Thomas Jefferson

One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.

– Henry Miller

Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life.

– Jack Kerouac

People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home.

– Dagobert D. Runes

Reminds me of my safari in Africa. Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days we had to live on nothing but food and water.

– W. C. Fields

The attention of a traveller, should be particularly turned, in the first place, to the various works of Nature, to mark the distinctions of the climates he may explore, and to offer such useful observations on the different productions as may occur.

– William Bartram

The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it.

– Rudyard Kipling

The journey not the arrival matters.

– T. S. Eliot

The trouble with travelling back later on is that you can never repeat the same experience.

– Michael Palin

The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.

– Samuel Johnson

The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one’s own country as a foreign land.

– G. K. Chesterton

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.

– St. Augustine

The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description; one must travel through it one’s self to be acquainted with it.

– Lord Chesterfield

There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.

– Robert Louis Stevenson

Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.

– Freya Stark

Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going.

– Paul Theroux

Travel becomes a strategy for accumulating photographs.

– Susan Sontag

Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection.

– Lawrence Durrell

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.

– Mark Twain

Travel is glamorous only in retrospect.

– Paul Theroux

Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.

– Miriam Beard

Travelers never think that they are the foreigners.

– Mason Cooley

Travelers repose and dream among my leaves.

– William Blake

Traveling is a brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort of home and friends. You are constantly off balance. Nothing is yours except the essential things – air, sleep, dreams, the sea, the sky – all things tending towards the eternal or what we imagine of it.

– Cesare Pavese

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

– Mark Twain

When I go on Japanese Airlines, I really love it because I like Japanese food.

– Phil Collins

When you’re traveling, you are what you are right there and then. People don’t have your past to hold against you. No yesterdays on the road.

– William Least Heat Moon

When we get out of the glass bottle of our ego and when we escape like the squirrels in the cage of our personality and get into the forest again, we shall shiver with cold and fright. But things will happen to us so that we don’t know ourselves. Cool, unlying life will rush in.

– D. H. Lawrence

Your true traveler finds boredom rather agreeable than painful. It is the symbol of his liberty-his excessive freedom. He accepts his boredom, when it comes, not merely philosophically, but almost with pleasure.

– Aldous Huxley

Not all those who wander are lost.

– J. R. R. Tolkien

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